Guru Sishyan (1988)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 25 mins

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Guru (Rajinikanth) and Babu (Prabhu) are two friends and petty criminals. They end up in jail and come across an innocent man Manohar ('Mannvaasanai' Paandiyan) who tells them that his sister was raped by Muthuraaj (Radha Ravi) and who had killed a taxi driver (witness) with the help of foolish corrupt police officer Nallasivam (Vinu Chakravarthy) and pinned the murder on Manohar. Manohar is sentenced to death row for the killing by the court. Guru and Babu believe in Manohar's story and decide to find the truth and prove his innocence once they get out of jail. Guru fractures Manohar's hand so that his death sentence would be delayed, until it heals, under law. Guru and Babu get released from prison and set in motion an elaborate plan to find out the real killers. Along the way, Guru, who believed that his parents were murdered, finds out that they are in fact being held captive by Muthuraj's brother Rajamanickam(Ravichandran) who is trying to find the map to a treasure. The location of the map is know only to Guru's father who is suffering from memory loss and is tortured to make him remember it. Babu finds out that his parents were murdered by Rajamanickam (Ravichandran). Guru and Babu help them find the treasure to free Guru's parents and Guru finds out that Manohar is his own brother. The ensuing fight at the treasure location, ends up with Muthuraj and his brother arrested by the police after Guru and Babu beat them up and the treasure cave collapses after Guru, Babu and Guru's family escape from it. Babu marries Muthuraj's niece Chitra(Seetha) while Guru marries Nallasivam's daughter Gouthami and they live happily ever after for.

Cast: Gouthami Tadimalla, Prabhu Ganesan, Rajinikanth, Seetha Parthiban

Crew: SP Muthuraman (Director), TS Vinayagam (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Action, Crime, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Release Dates: 13 Apr 1988 (India)

Tamil Name: குரு சிஷ்யன்

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Did you know? This uproarious situational comedy became immensely popular amongst all sections of the audience. It was a blockbuster success and completed a 175-day run at the box office. Read More
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as Geetha
as Babu
as Raja
as Chithra
as Rajamanickam
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as Kalyani Nallasivam
as Manoharan
as Muthuraaj
as Nallasivam

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
01 
04:26
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Composer: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam, KS Chithra
02 
04:27
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Composer: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: Malaysia Vasudevan, Mano
03 
04:24
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Ilaiyaraaja
Composer: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: Mano, KS Chithra
04 
04:31
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Composer: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
05 
04:10
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vaali
Composer: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: Swarnalatha Cherukutty
Trivia:
This uproarious situational comedy became immensely popular amongst all sections of the audience. It was a blockbuster success and completed a 175-day run at the box office.

This was the first Tamil movie for Gouthami, playing the love interest of Rajini, who later went on to become of the leading heroines of the Tamil film industry.